Water Softening Products for the Food & Beverage Industry


MECO Water Softening for Pretreatment Processes

MECO water softeners are designed for the removal of hardness, ammonia or both. The softeners are designed based on your effluent water quality required and the feed water analysis. Softeners can be provided individually or as part of a total water treatment solution. The control system for the water softener can be dedicated to the softener or part of a total system. Softener systems are designed specifically for your application using either fiberglass, PVC, or stainless steel in the materials of construction. In addition, each softener is equipped with the MASTERedge™ package, a system of features that provides even greater value.


Technical Data
WS1212 [305]2-11 [8-42]
WS1818 [457]4-26 [15-98]
WS2424 [610]6-46 [23-174]
WS3030 [762]10-71 [38-269]
WS3636 [914]14-102 [53-386]
WS4242 [1067]19-140 [72-530]
WS4848 [1219]25-182 [95-689]
WS5454 [1372]32-231 [121-874]
WS6060 [1524]39-285 [148-1079]
WS6666 [1676]48-344 [182-1302]
WS7272 [1829]57-410 [216-1552]
WS7878 [1981]66-481 [250-1821]
WS8484 [2134]77-558 [291-2112]
WS9090 [2286]88-641 [333-2426]
WS9696 [2438]101-729 [382-2756]

Notes: Vessels up to 48’ (1219 mm) in diameter are available in fiberglass. All vessels are available in carbon steel lined with Plasite 7159 and 316L stainless steel. Piping on fiberglass and carbon steel vessels is available in PVC, CPVC and 316L stainless steel. Piping on 316L stainless steel vessels is available in 316L stainless steel.

  • Available individually or as part of a total water treatment solution
  • Full scope of materials of construction for any application – fiberglass, PVC, CPVC, lined carbon steel and stainless steel
  • Flexibility in controls: independent or part of a central control system
  • Designed for hardness removal, ammonia removal, or both
  • Efficient component layout allows for ease of maintenance and calibration
  • Customizable to customer specifications for valves, instruments and other mechanical components
  • Optional complete validation package with IQ/OQ protocol execution
  • Supported by MECO 24-hour customer service
  • Backed by warranty
Standard Features
  • Co-current or countercurrent configurations
  • Valve nest or multi-port configurations
  • Reduced number of terminal points
    • Reduces site piping costs and time
  • Generous freeboard
    • Reduces resin loss during backwash
  • Specialized distributor and underdrain design
    • Ensures proper flow distribution
    • Improves regeneration efficiency
    • No downstream resin trap or filter required
  • Heat sanitizable: hot water or steam arrangements available
  • Optional PLC based controls
Equipment Details
  • Pneumatic panel houses all pneumatic components
  • Premium valves and instruments
  • Polypropylene or stainless steel air lines
  • Stainless steel hardware

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